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Imo Ohanaeze crisis: Ezechi Chukwu remains impeached – Ag President

From George Onyejiuwa, Owerri The acting president of the Imo State chapter of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Nze’Emeka Bishop Njoku, has described Dr Ezechi Chukwu as an impostor, saying he has been impeached and should be ignored by the public. He also dismissed the purported media publication by one Kenneth Nwachukwu which had claimed that members of …
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Benue: Police arrest, parade 83 suspected cultists, robbers

From Rose Ejembi, Makurdi The Benue State Police Command has disclosed that it arrested 83 suspected criminals, including 73 suspected cultists and 10 suspected armed robbers, during the yuletide season. Commissioner of Police Mukkadas Garba, who disclosed this to reporters at his office on Tuesday, described the development as an achievement of the Command during …
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*-party-building-kasupda/ Why we demolished ‘Kaduna S** Party’ building – KASUPDA

From Noah Ebije, Kaduna The Kaduna State Urban Development and Planning Authority (KASUPDA) explained on Tuesday why it demolished a building scheduled to host a so-called ‘Kaduna S** Party’ on New Year’s Eve. KASUPDA officials had on December 31, 2020, demolished a building housing Asher Lounge in Sabin Tasha area of Kaduna city. Addressing a …
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2023: Oyo PFN plans showdown with ‘wicked’ politicians

From Oluseye Ojo, Ibadan Ahead of the 2023 general elections, the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN), Oyo State chapter, has cautioned thousands of church denominations under the religious bloc against allowing political parties or politicians to manipulate them to vote against the will of God. The caution was given by Oyo PFN Chairman Reverend Samson …
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Unilorin ASUU declares readiness to resume academic activities

(Fatima Mohammed-Lawal, NAN) Prof Saliu Ajao, Chairman, University of Ilorin (Unilorin) Chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), on Tuesday, assured of the Union’s readiness to return to the classroom. Ajao, who spoke with newsmen in Ilorin, said the resumption followed the recent suspension of the nine-month-old national strike by the Union. The …
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US broke all possible rules of world politics, no new global war – Russia

(Sputnik/NAN) The United States (US) created exceptional havoc in world politics by breaking all possible rules, yet a new global war is off the table as long as there is nuclear parity, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Tuesday. “Things show that no more ‘red lines’ remain at all. “In world politics, our colleagues from …
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Putin, Merkel consider possibility for joint production of COVID-19 vaccines

(Sputnik/NAN) Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have discussed cooperation in the fight against the Coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) and emphasised the possibility of joint production of vaccines against the virus. The Kremlin disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday. “The issues regarding the cooperation in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic have …
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Plateau: We’ll work for the security, protection of school children – Gbong Gwom Jos

From Gyang Bere, Jos The Gbong Gwom Jos and President Jos Joint Traditional Council and Chairman Plateau State Council of Chiefs and Emirs, Da. Jacob Gyang Buba has called on security stakeholders in Berom Land to collaborate with the Commissioner of Police, Plateau State to provide a Police Station at BECO Comprehensive High School Kwi …
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Nigeria records 1,204 new COVID-19 cases, highest daily surge ever

Nigeria on Monday recorded 1,204 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, taking the total number of infections to 91,351. The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) made this known via its verified website. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Nigeria recorded 1,145 cases on Dec. 18, 2020. The centre also announced seven deaths in …
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Fayemi pays unscheduled visit to offices, commends Ekiti workers for dedication

From Priscilla Ediare, Ado-Ekiti Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, has commended civil servants in the state for their dedication and commitment towards achieving the lofty goals of his administration. The Governor stated this on Monday during an unscheduled visit to offices within the Governor’s office and the secretariat complex, Ado-Ekiti, in solidarity with the workers …
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Grazing reserve: Niger pastures can feed over 9,000 cows – Sani Bello

Daniel Atori, Minna   Despite insecurity challenges, the Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello has said that the Bobi Grazing Reserve now has available pasture to sell to herders across the state and the country. Governor Sani Bello said on Tuesday during a visit with members of his cabinet to the grazing reserve which …

Carabao Cup: ‘No excuses’ for Man Utd defeat – Solskjaer

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says there will be “no excuses” if his team lose their fourth semi-final in 12 months. United play Manchester City at Old Trafford on Wednesday in a rematch of last season’s Carabao Cup semi-final, reports the BBC. Pep Guardiola’s men triumphed on their way to winning the trophy for …

Sowore arrives court in handcuffs

  Omoyele Sowore has arrived at the Chief Magistrate Court sitting in Wuse Zone 2, Abuja wearing handcuffs. The court presided over by Chief Magistrate Mabel Segun-Bello is expected to hear the bail application filed on Sowore’s behalf. Sowore on Monday, January 4, was arraigned alongside four others by the Federal Government on three charges …

EPL: Ings hails passionate Hasenhuettl for inspiring Southampton

    Southampton striker Danny Ings believes manager Ralph Hasenhuettl’s passion for the game has rubbed off on the players and said the Austrian’s emotional reaction to Monday’s 1-0 Premier League victory over Liverpool was great to see. Hasenhuettl shed tears of joy and collapsed to his knees at the final whistle after an early …

Qatar ruler due in S’Arabia for summit to end blockade

  Qatar’s ruler was to arrive in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, following an announcement that the kingdom would open its airspace and land border with its tiny Gulf neighbor. It was the first major step toward ending a years-long diplomatic crisis that deeply divided U.S. defense partners, frayed societal ties and tore apart a traditionally …

JUST IN: FG hikes electricity tariff again

  The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), has approved over 50 per cent hike in electricity tariff payable by customers of the 11 Distribution Companies (DisCos). This is coming just two months after it finally implemented a much opposed hike in November 2020. According to a revised Multi Year Tariff Order (MYTO) signed by the …

Henry Onyekuru: I took a risk moving to Everton

  Nigeria’s Henry Onyekuru admits signing for Everton was something of a risk but insists he has no regrets about the move as he looks for a move away from his current club AS Monaco in France. The 23-year-old joined the English Premier League side in 2017 but failed to make a competitive appearance for …

COVID-19: England’s lockdown may last till March – Minister

  The government “should be able” to begin easing England’s coronavirus lockdown in March, a senior minister has told Sky News. Michael Gove said the public should not expect a sudden relaxation of the COVID-19 rules, with restrictions “progressively” relaxed instead. And he warned of “very, very difficult weeks ahead” as the country battles to reduce the …

Klopp: ‘Other teams would get a penalty’ at Southampton

  Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp felt his side were denied a clear penalty in Monday’s Premier League defeat at Southampton and said other teams would have been awarded one. As the Reds searched for an equaliser in the second half, Georginio Wijnaldum had a shot blocked by the hand of Jack Stephens, while forward Sadio …

Top Georgia election official says White House pushed him to take Trump call

  Georgia’s top election official said on Monday that fellow Republican President Donald Trump had pushed him to take an “inappropriate” call in which he pressured the state to overturn his November presidential election defeat there. In the call on Saturday, Trump told Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger to “find” enough votes to overturn …

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